McKinsey on Investing, Number 1
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McKinsey on Investing

A new publication that brings together the best thinking from McKinsey's investor-focused practices.

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The $64 trillion question: Convergence in asset management

– Traditional asset managers and alternatives specialists are eagerly contending for an outsize share of a rapidly growing industry.
Interview

A new era for asset management: A discussion with Edward Bonham Carter

– A leading manager shares his views on an industry undergoing profound change.
Interview

Thriving in a world of low and flat: An interview with Douglas Hodge

– The head of the world’s largest fixed-income manager discusses the industry’s past, present, and future.
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Private equity: Changing perceptions and new realities

– Industry performance is better than previously thought, but success is getting harder to repeat. Investors and firms will need to adapt to changing conditions.
Interview

A conversation with Jim Coulter

– The veteran investor discusses alternative assets, shifting currents within the industry, and how management fees are like a two-by-four.
Article

Money isn’t everything (but we need $57 trillion for infrastructure)

– A massive funding gap will open in coming years. New research shows how to close part of it.
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Private equity in India: Once overestimated, now underserved

– General partners can use lessons from the past decade to build a new and better future.
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From indexes to insights: The rise of thematic investing

– Leading institutions say this new approach can deliver better performance over the long term than their traditional methods. Here’s how they’re putting it in place.
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What overachieving institutional investors get right

– No single practice or behavior explains success. Instead, top investors work across five dimensions to achieve excellence.
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Focusing capital on the long term

– Dominic Barton, McKinsey’s global managing director, and Mark Wiseman, president and CEO of Canada’s largest pension fund, explain why big investors are crucial to ending the plague of short-termism.
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Uncovering hidden investment opportunities in Africa

– Recent research on the African private-equity market reveals a mismatch between supply and demand for financing that could point to investment opportunities.
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Private-equity operations: Inside the black box

– Initiatives to accelerate growth are a priority; cost cutting is seen as a commodity skill.

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